George Lucas Educational Foundation

Kristin Rearden

Professor of Science Education

Kristin Rearden supports aspiring elementary and science teachers at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. She credits the influence of her father’s innovative research as a chemist and her mother’s sharp journalism skills as an English teacher for her career in science education and appreciation of high-quality science picture books. She has collaborated on science literacy projects with her friend and literacy educator, Amy Broemmel, for nearly two decades.


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